Laura Brache is a Multiskilled Journalist at WFMY News 2. She joined #Team2 in July 2017 as Digital Reporter and began her new role reporting on air in June 2019.
During her time at News 2, Laura has covered breaking news, severe weather and everything in between, including the impacts of Hurricane Florence and Matthew, the controversy behind the Silent Sam statue on UNC's campus, and the tragic campus shooting at UNC-Charlotte in 2019.
Laura's journey in news all started at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she graduated with a B.A. in Media and Journalism, specializing in Broadcasting. She also minored in Hispanic Studies and Italian.
She reported for the award-winning college newscast, “Carolina Week.” Her background as a Latina motivated her to pursue a Certificate in Latino Journalism and Media as well, which led her to be a part of the University’s first Spanish-language newscast, “Carolina Ahora.”
As a Stembler Scholar at Carolina, Laura traveled with a team to Colombia to report on the political climate after the FARC peace treaty, where she visited a FARC camp. She was a CBC-UNC Diversity Fellow and one of the pioneer fellows of the UNC-Bloomberg Diversity Business Fellowship.
Born in Massachusetts and raised in the Dominican Republic, Laura found a home in the Tar Heel state and has lived in the Triad since 2011. She graduated with an IB certificate from Parkland Magnet High School in Winston-Salem in 2013. She is fluent in English, Spanish, and Italian.
Besides spending work days next to the best journalists in the Piedmont Triad, Laura enjoys quality time with her family, bingeing on thrillers and suspenseful TV shows, soy Chai lattes, live music, karaoke, traveling and trying new restaurants.
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